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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I didn’t recognize the person in the mirror Glaring back with a silent sort of cry I saw only mixtures of hopeless clichés Mixed together by the childhood movies I loved I see a face I’ve long despised A body I’ve tried so hard to perfect Arms covered in my now public secret A...
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    Human beings should be as they are portrayed in movies. Love is simple when everything is squeezed into an hour and forty-five minute time frame. If you have legs and don’t talk, you can get Prince Eric. If you happen to look hot at a party, you can get Romeo. If you defy your mother, you can get ...
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    A mirror image sits across my bed The ghostly image of the boy who’s dead A cry in the night and the gun fire cracked It’s not a dream; just a hard fact Alex Thomas Avan was my brother and friend Yet I pulled the trigger that made his life end At age five I dug in Father’s drawer I...
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    I do not care I never have I see you but my eyes glaze over I’m not more intelligent I’m just a freak A geek A loser Peter Parker without the powers Harry Potter without the magic The Simpson’s without the comedic effect John Lennon without the Beatles There is nothing in my head ...
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    Oliver Henry had been born into a fairly poor family. His grandfather had moved in after losing his job when Oliver was only four years old. His father died a year later from a work accident and Oliver’s grandfather, Alan, quickly took over as Oliver’s father figure. Oliver was close to his gr...
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    I understand the message of Beauty and the Beast Very cute I get the point of the story That you should love everyone No matter how they look But when I was sitting at play practice One day after watching a performance of The classic Disney play My mind instantly began to wonder Wouldn...
  • Fiction > Action-Adventure
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    Leonard Hampton was destined for brilliance as soon as he entered the universe, but he was never to know about his greatness, until the time came. He was assured that. He was destined once he was conceived by the two greatest rulers Avadaca ever could believe. Salom Grayson Lumon was spawned forth...
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    Seth Manson was a special case The worst I’d ever seen I must have been crazy to agree to help his dark case But I believed in good with evil beings He changed my mind that Manson did When I was ordered to his unit “Bring special care.” The guard whispered “Don’t anger him one bit...
  • Fiction > Thriller/Mystery
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    Rita Fox: “We have a name.” David tells me as he rushes into my office. “Call up the rest of the team.” “They’re sleeping.” I tell him sharply, not trying to be rude but trying to be practical. “What if they don’t hear the phone?” “Call!” David yells. “We just got a call...
  • Fiction > Thriller/Mystery
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    Grace: “Is the man still here?” Dakota whispers into my ear. My head snaps up in surprise. I check my watch. It is early in the morning. He would have to be gone. “No.” I tell her. “Why?” “I’m busting out of here.” She informs me and takes a hair pin out of her hair. “Have a...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I wish someone had told me that she had a heart cold as ice And eyes to match I wish someone had told me she hated more than loved Even to those whom she was attached. I wish someone had warned me that she breaks hearts Like sticks I wish someone had told me that she has a plan With no roo...
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    When I look at her, I see beauty. She doesn't remember her past except the little habits, fear of flies, and the color of her skin. She is the best thing that ever happened to me. I wouldn't trade her for all the Beatles' records, diet soda machines, and Daniel Radcliffe marriage proposals in the wo...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I never thought I'd smile at the sight of others tears I thought that the twenties would be my best years Stalking the streets of Chicago, a lion on the hunt My hand on the hammer so the wound would be blunt When the cops drive by, a smile and wave They'd never think I was digging oth...
  • Fiction > Thriller/Mystery
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    Five Days: Grace: I have stopped noticing the stink of the room itself, but today the stink on me is almost unbearable. Five days may not seem like an unbearable amount of stench but I have also missed several times while trying to use the “bathroom”, have not changed my clothes, and gotten...
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    ???: The first thing I notice when I wake up is that my watch is gone. “Was he in here?” I ask. The other girls around me moan. “Go back to sleep.” Sasha murmurs from the corner. “It’s the middle of the night.” “It is?” “Yeah, Luna’s not here so it’s night.” Sasha sh...
  • Reviews > Book Reviews
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    From the second the last Harry Potter book came out, the Internet and general Harry Potter conversations have been swarming with arguments. Should Harry have lived? Are Hermione and Ron the best couple or should Harry have married Hermione? Could Voldemort really be defeated that easily? Is Snape a ...
  • Opinion > Spirituality / Religion
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    “Religions are like pills, which must be swallowed whole without chewing”- Unknown Christianity is the number one most popular religion in the world as of 2010. It has roughly two billion followers and beats Islam by about point five billion. Billions of people around the world believe in Go...
  • Fiction > Thriller/Mystery
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    One Hour Alison Grace Bacon: I don’t know who the masked man is or why he is trying to kill me. I don’t remember coming to the basement. I don’t remember being put into a cell in the basement and being tied to the wall. All I remember is walking home from my friend’s house one night and ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    A spinal cord straight through A hip bone poked out or two Perfect The ribs are countable A heart that's unstable Perfect An empty stomach Tongue free from any lick Perfect Breasts sucked in Not fat, only thin Perfect Heart always monitored Can't stand without seeing stars Mo...
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    I dream of a boy With eyes that tell a story With a smile that shows confidence Full of pride and glory I dream of a boy Whose religion is music We’ll talk for hours So we know not to lose it I dream of a boy Who calls me angel in the night I’ll be happy to hear his voice Even aft...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I can’t wait for my crush to realize he loves me I can’t wait for my book to sell I can’t wait until I am happy I can’t wait to be out of hell I can’t wait to be respected by seniors I can’t wait to be considered smart I can’t wait until I have power I can’t wait to break so...
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    My intelligence could be questioned Or revoked But I hope your done watching I can’t be forgotten I can’t tell you the capital of Norway Or the square root of sixty-four But do you wonder Wonder what I know I could tell you what it’s like To slice your wrists Watch the crimson blood ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Thousands of kids Smashed into one school All girls Would it be easier or harder with boys? You know the new ones "Freshmen" We are called Easy to be nicknamed "Freshmeat" We are the ones Scurrying down the hall Eyes darting Like frightened little bunnies Our eyes ar...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The blind don’t know how to see They can hear Just fine They can feel Just fine They can taste Just fine But they can’t see Not the shapes or the sky Not the sun or the ocean And they can’t see colors Not red Blue Purple Orange Green Brown Yellow Magenta Black White It...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    It’s my obligation as a writer to write down what comes to my mind. If it means hunting all over the playground for a pen and ripping a page out of one of your books to write on the back on. It is very enjoyable in fact to do that. Just spew out the word vomit that is in your head. It’s al...

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